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Supported database versions
Cloud-based database service editions:
Microsoft Azure SQL Database 11 and 12
- ArcGIS geodatabases are not supported with Microsoft Azure SQL Database.
- Connections to Microsoft Azure SQL Databases, including access to spatial data type fields, are supported.
Software required to connect to a DBMS
Your client machine (for example, the one running ArcMap) will need to have the appropriate client files installed for the RDBMS you are using. These client files are available from their respective RDBMS vendors, but some are also available on My Esri as a convenience. See Database clients for more information. RDBMS client files available from My Esri are IBM DB2, IBM Informix, Microsoft SQL Server, and PostgreSQL. Client files for ALTIBASE, IBM Netezza, Oracle, SAP HANA, and Teradata are not available on My Esri and must be obtained from the RDBMS vendors.